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surveillance techniques are continuing to stir controversy and grab headlines. ko im shows us how a federal judge's ruling on the issue dealt a serious blow to the data collection program. >> reporter: president obama sat down with the c.e.o.s of more than a dozen tech firms at the white house to talk about the problems with healthcare.gov and the nsa surveillance practices. on monday federal judge richard leon issued a 68-page opinion saying the program that collects phone records of millions of people is probably unconstitutional. he added, quote, i have little doubt the author of our constitution james madison would be aghast. the government says the so- called met take data can help identify potential terrorists without infringing on privacy. former nsa contractor edward snowden exposed this and other secret monitoring programs earlier this year. top executives from companies like apple, facebook and google with users and customers concerned about government snooping are calling on the obama administration to scale back the surveillance practices. some firms are working on technology to
. it would also offer a new option. ko im is at the white house. >> reporter: millions are recently dropped because their plans didn't meet the new standards under the affordable health care act. earlier this week, this woman told cbs news her family was considering going without coverage. >> we would like catastrophic insurance. that's what we would take but they don't give you us that option. >> reporter: now the white house is providing that option. in a last-minute change people who lost their insurance may be able to sign up for cheaper catastrophic coverage plan. the bare bones policy comes with lower premiums but also higher deductibles and limited benefits and many of these people will also have more time to pick a plan. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius says they will not face a tax penalty if they don't buy a new policy. but the health care insurance industry is not happy with the policy shift. an advocacy group representing insurers says this latest rule change could cause significant instability in the marketplace and lead to further confusion and disruption
cars stranded. the train is on its side. we have multiple people trapped. >> ko im has more on the investigation from the crash site. >> reporter: federal authorities say this metro north commuter train was rolling at almost three times the speed limit when it left the track sunday morning killing four people. >> preliminary information from the event recorders shows that the train was traveling at approximately 82 miles per hour as it went into a 30-mile-per-hour curve. >> reporter: the train was passing into a 70-mile-per-hour zone and entered into a 30-mile-per-hour curve. the throttle was cut just six seconds before the train came to a complete stop. likely after the train had started to derail. the brakes were fully applied one second later. >> so it was only six seconds before everything came to a stop that the throttle went to idle. >> this was late in the game? >> very late in the game. >> reporter: the train's engineer william rockefeller jr. told first responders the brake did not work properly. so far, there's no evidence to back that up. >> this train made nine s
the national security agency collects and stores information on us, americans. ko im has the story from the white house. >> reporter: an advisory task force is telling president obama if he wants to restore public trust, he must make changes at the nsa. the group of intelligence law and tech experts includes former counterterrorism advisor richard clark and former deputy director of the cia michael morell. they gave the president 46 recommendations, among them the nsa should no longer store americans' phone records. instead phone companies or a y records. the report also calls for limits to how much data the spy agency can collect and how long it can be stored. the white house will review the suggestions over the next few weeks. >> including sorting through which recommendations we will implement, which might require further study and which we will choose not to pursue. >> reporter: the president formed amount advisory group shortly after former nsa contractor edward snowden revealed how the agency tracked americans' phone and internet use. >> we need to make sure that we're not gathe
. it remains unclear just how many of the proposals the obama administration will agree to. ko im has our report. >> reporter: an advisory task force is telling president obama if he wants to restore public trust, he must make changes at the nsa. the group of intelligence and law experts gave the president 46 recommendations. among them, the nsa should no longer store americans' phone records, and the agency would need a court's okay to access phone and internet data. the report also calls for limits on how much information the spy agency can collect. the white house will review the suggestions over the next few weeks. >> including sorting through which recommendations we will implenty, which might require further study, and which we will choose not to pursue. >> reporter: the president informed the advisory group shortly after edward snowden explained how the agency tracked americans' phones and internet use. critics of the nsa methods are applauding the panel's recommendations. >> the message is very clear. nsa, you've gone too far. the bulk collection of americans' data by the u.s. gov
it on the horizon there just above a group of penguins. ko im reports. >> reporter: a view of the research ship is a big white lie. while it appears that the boat is sitting high and dry on a snowy field, it is, in fact, on the ocean, the frozen antarctic ocean. 74 scientists, journalists, and crew are aboard the ship which left new zealand last month. the mission was to retrace the 1911 journey of an australian explorer douglas mawson. they were exploring and stopped cold on tuesday. it's very cold in the southern hemisphere, but when you're this far south, blizzards are a year-round threat. temperatures are well below zero. scientist chris tierney is tracking this expedition. >> we have wind speeds on average of 50 kilometers an hour reaching in excess of 70 kilometers an hour. the vessel hasn't moved for the last two days. >> reporter: three ice breaker ships are making their way to the ice-locked vessel, but tearily told cbs news via skype the passengers are prepared. >> we've got a couple of weeks of fresh food and on top of that if things get really bad, we've got three weeks of glorious
americans. ko im reports, their long-term unemployment benefits just dried up. >> i don't know. hope i don't lose my house. >>> reporter: mary low is at a loss. will you lose your hous? >> it's a possibility, yes. [ crying ] >> reporter: the 42-year-old has been unemployed since february. she thought she would have landed a job by now. mary and 1.3 million other americans are considered long- term unemployed which means they have been out of work for six months or more. they receive an average check of about $300 a week. but funding for the benefits has dried up. >> they cut them off december 28 the last fileable week. >> reporter: congress failed to approve the extended unemployment benefits in the long term budget that was just signed this week. democratic senator jack reed and republican senator dean heller are working on a plan to restore the benefits but house republicans oppose the $25 billion price tag without cutting spending someplace else. >> if there has to be cuts made to find it, then they need to find their cuts someplace else. this is not a program that they need to cut. >>
for 2014, most notably immigration reform. ko im for cbs news, the white house. >> president obama also said his new year's resolution was to be nicer to the white house press corps. the first family is helped to his homestate of hawaii for the -- headed to his homestate of hawaii for the holidays. >>> the u.s. senate voted today john kasinin to be the new head of the revenue service and the new federal reserve chairman's approval is expected when the senate returns from recess january 6th and president obama will nominate retiring montana senator max baucus to serve as the next ambassador to china. . >>> we've got a winner. those of you betting on mgm to be the ones to build the new casino at the national harbor, you hit the jackpot. >> reporter: i'm scott broom in baltimore with a special state commission that ended the debate where to put a casino in gorge. they picked mgm -- in prince george's county. they picked mgm and national harbor. at the national harbor site beside the outer loop of the beltway just after crossing the woodrow wilson bridge. today the special state commission
coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, stuck in ice off the coast antarctica. ko im reports: anot >>> two ice breaker ships failed to free a large vessel stuck in the ice. coem reports another rescue ship is on the way and crews are hoping third time is the charm. >> for the 74 souls aboard the academic, hope seemed to be on the horizon in the form of a chinese ice breaker. >> an hour ago, it's making steady progress around 2 knotts. >> so close, but so far away. the snow dragon was halted by heavy ice. and the french ice breaker had engine trouble and is waiting on the edge of the ice pack. >> it's disappointment, but it's reassuring to see the vessel there. >> those aboard have been keeping the world updated on their progress or lack thereof, by via social media. spoke to cbs news via skype. >> trying to make the best use of time and as a result, i think we're helping a lot with keeping moral up. >> hoping the stars will align for the aurora, the ship's larger size gives it a better chance of breaking the ice and setting it free. >> it was fortunate, absolutely fantastic. but, that's an op
at the white house today. as cbs reporter ko im shows us, many of the executives have urged the administration to dial back on the snooping. >> reporter: tech giants went to the white house to talk about the troubled healthcare website. but the sitdown with president obama was also an opportunity for more than a dozen companies including facebook, microsoft and yahoo, to express concerns about government surveillance programs. on monday, federal judge richard leon said the nsa's bulk collection of phone records is likely unconstitutional. the judge's ruling comes as the white house is combing through an outside group's findings about the controversial program. >> over the next several weeks, we will be reviewing the review group's reports and its recommendations. >> reporter: the tech companies issued a statement urging the president to move aggressively on reform. the white house calls the nsa collection of phone data an important tool. george washington university law professor orrin kurr says the judge's opinion is not likely to shut down the program. >> it's only a decision by one trial ju
on card security. and cbs reporter ko im shows us that companies are looking to adopt new technology already used overseas to protect your private information. >> reporter: jessica likes to shop. she looks for steals. but recently thieves stole data from her debit card and tried to make an illegal purchase. >> it's scary. i have no idea how they got my particular number. >> reporter: debit and credit cards in the u.s. use a magnetic strip pe hit to hold account information. hackers have figured out how to steal that information and sell it on black market websites. >> fraud is about a $5 billion a year problem today. >> reporter: but the look and security of our cards are expected to change soon and companies are adopting newer technology designed to make transactions safer. smart cards already being used in europe feature a chip. the chip generates a unique code every time it is used making it harder for thieves to steal the information and copy it. card companies had delayed making the costly transition to the new technology in this country. but now they are telling retailers to ge
ko im at the white house with that story coming up. >> now that congressman frank wolf announced his retirement, who is running for the >>> if you've lived in d.c. for any time, you are probably familiar with ben's chili bowl and its owner is one of the most respected people in town. our bruce johnson there was for her 8th yet birthday bash. >> i feel so loved -- 80th birthday bash. >> i feel so loved and so blessed. i'm absolutely overwhelmed. >> this is one of the best occasions this theater has ever had. >> reporter: a long time friend, comedian bill cosby, information town to serve as master of ceremony. is it true still you and president obama are the only people that eat free at the 11th. >> i offered to pay. that's the way it works. >> reporter: a few hundred friends and loot of elected leaders gathered -- lot of elected leaders gathered at the lincoln theater to share in the birthday. camille cosby, bill's wife. >> she has always been a consistent friend. so someone who was consistently been there as a friend. >> reporter: virginia ali's restaurant remains one of the most
will now 36789. >> reporter: target isn't saying how the breach occurred but says it has been resolved. ko im, cbs news, alexandria, virginia. >> the company has set up an 800 number if you think you might have been a victim of the breach. here it is. 1-866-852-8680. also the secret service and an outside forensics company are investigating the case. >>> so what can you do if you think your credit has been compromised. earlier today we spock with personal finance expert sonia smith valentine. >> the very first thing is to go pull your credit report and i'm not saying to pull it to go see if there are new accounts because it's too soon. the new accounts wouldn't show up. i'm saying to pull it to go look at the section called inquiries because that's the section that shows you when a company has pulled your report when they're thinking about giving you credit. >> our personal finance expert also recommends you putting a freeze on your credit report. that prevents companies from making credit inquiries and possibly lowering your score. >>> to a disturbing crime now involving young female vict
watchers. it is so good when you're on the hunt for something delicious. kahaka -- i give up. >> i'm not going to try. that is really good. i would have broken it in to syllables. >> kay-ha-kee-ko -- that's where i'm stopping. >> i know people not being able to pronounce your name growing up but that is a mouthful. >> i wonder what her first name is, probably anne. >>> it's new really the new year until the ball drops from times square here in new york city. >> we are happy to report it is all systems go for tonight. organizers tested the 12,000 pound ball yesterday and everything went fine. >> this year's ball has 32,000 lights and 2600 waterford crystals, all formed in a new designed called gifted imagination. the design inspired by a sketch written or drawn by 12-year-old patient at saint jude's hospital. >> very nice. coming up, the weirdest photos that have gone viral over the past year. >>> and what a momentous year at the "world news now" anchor desk with changes and anniversary and more. stay with us for a look back. you are watching "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world
, hope, love and joy, a time that we anticipate and expect our lord's coming. i'm especially joyful that my colleague and ko host and producer hugh bureaus is with us this morning. tell us a little bit how we're going to begin into this great season of advent. >> you set the tone that it's all joyful and religious and looking forward to christmas and all of that. but i think it's a little bit more than that for most of us. thanksgiving and hanukkah coincided this year but we kickoff the holiday season. what does that mean? it means that santa claus arrives at macy's and officially opening the shopping season, even though this year's -- on thanksgiving, some stores were open, it's black friday, it's now sign ber monday. it's a lot of things just coming altogether and you wonder when does it start and when does it end? it you'd to be when the rocettes would dance and santa would come, and then you knew it would all over at the orange bowl. because that was january 1st. and you had the -- the parade and then you had the rose bowl and then you had the orange bowl and then you went back
this guy. i can do t i'm not worried. >> putin received backlash with his human rights like outlawing gay-- new amnesty measure kos see the release of two measures of the controversial musical act pussy riot in prison door two years and greenpeacers for boarding a russian tanker. that might help the pressures never mind the threat to an olympic boycott. but with several world leaders already taking a pass on attending the games putin's attempts to improve russia's tarnished image may not be enough. charlie dag ata, cbs news, london. >> couple years ago there was concern might never play again after a series of neck surgeries. but today at 37 peyton manage set the nfl single season record for touchdown passes. this passes with number 51 on the season for manning breaking tom brady's old record of 50 from 2007. >> later jpmorgan chase puts limits on some debit cards following that breach at target. the $3 billion lottery in spain, and the mystery of a young american who went missing in syria. those stories when the "cbs evening news" continues. >> tlo days target confirmed the hacking of pa
it in to syllables. >> kay-ha-kee-ko -- that's where i'm stopping. >> i know people not being able to pronounce your name growing up but that is a mouthful. >> i wonder what her first name is, probably anne. >>> it's new really the new year until the ball drops from times square here in new york city. >> we are happy to report it is all systems go for tonight. organizers tested the 12,000 pound ball yesterday and everything went fine. >> this year's ball has 32,000 lights and 2600 waterford crystals, all formed in a new designed called gifted imagination. the design inspired by a sketch written or drawn by 12-year-old patient at saint jude's hospital. >> very nice. coming up, the weirdest photos that have gone viral over the past year. >>> and what a momentous year at the "world news now" anchor desk with changes and anniversary and more. stay with us for a look back. you are watching "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by gerber life insurance. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by gerber life insurance. she loves to shop online with her de
shrine which on this japan's war dead including fourteen kos and convicted to vote with two criminals is a spirit to look cool. i'm single at the japanese unit to restate the question and the real problem of the visit to the acetate chinese whether japan can correctly understand an effect on the real meaning and its history of the need to restate the question is also a master of the principal consenting that laid the foundation of china japan relations. oh one he said not this this is strong the wind against the principle in state of the full panic mode documents between the two countries as fun as the commitment made by former japanese unmanned stations and the fist on historically sees a long battle to china with fine to the end to it japan continues to be afraid to challenge the baseline of china japan relations and the intensified the two countries tension and confrontation. you don't underage essentials. he shoots hundred. jaffe has promised to change all defences to the us economy sure on which borders japan's war dead including fourteen costly to fix the whole quart of cream in
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